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Posted in thread: bottle priming with DME -- taking long time on 11-04-2009 at 05:15 PM
The final gravity was 1.015. The bottles are in an earth basement that is usually in the high
60 range but we have had a cold snap here and it is now in the low 60's. I will move them up
into the hous...
Posted in thread: bottle priming with DME -- taking long time on 11-04-2009 at 01:53 PM
I used DME for the first time (usually use sugar/syrup) to carbonate my Samuel Smith Stout. I
am in my 3rd week and opened one last night and have no carbonation. Is this normal? I know if
takes a lit...
Posted in thread: No Bottle Caps -- What should I Do? on 09-21-2009 at 07:03 PM
still, if it went into the fridge straight away and this is ale yeast then I doubt the yeast
could have used up too much of the sugar.Absolute safest way is the way Yooper says, but I
might do like Cl...
Posted in thread: No Bottle Caps -- What should I Do? on 09-21-2009 at 06:32 PM
About 4 gallons. not sure about bubbles, am at work away from the beer.
Posted in thread: No Bottle Caps -- What should I Do? on 09-21-2009 at 06:26 PM
No, Saturday night around 10 we primed and started to bottle. Yes, we used secondary and put
the bucket back in a fridge. Since both local brew stores were closed Sunday our plan was to
continue to bo...
Posted in thread: No Bottle Caps -- What should I Do? on 09-21-2009 at 06:10 PM
When bottling this weekend, we ran out of caps. We had already moved octoberfest into the
bottling bucket and primed with corn syrup. After we ran out we capped and sealed the remaining
beer in the bo...
Posted in thread: Samuel Adams Octoberfest Recipe on 08-17-2009 at 03:09 PM
Hello, I am in search of a Sam Adams Oktoberfest clone recipe or a similar recipe that has the
characteristics of the SA Octoberfest. Thanks.